So, was is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s old black and white snapshot is the one of me playing billiards with Quintin Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone at the Carton Club in 1978.

How will you celebrate? – pop this in, and a quick rub! – the latest beauty you must have! – not game footage – conditions apply – the laughter and the tears… – whatever inspires you! – Samsung Eco-bubble! – laughing all the way! – flexi-torch! – deep cleansing bristles – just use the sliders on our home page! – solid oak chairs – 100% natural ingredients! – hidden behind closed doors – multi-player wordsearch! – selected gifts and electricals! – 100% chicken breast! – must end Monday – absolutely gorgeous rice fusions! – nine kilo capacity! – double fronted! – terrible trouble sleeping? – a terabyte of storage! – we’ll give you the difference – it’s a walk in the park! – a glorious medley! – a hard to shift mucous cough? – odour-shield wash – new and exclusive! – stop being embarrassed – it gets to work instantly! – captivating fragrances! – a welcome bonus to match your first deposit! – and get the carpet free! – power and pure! – no harsh chemical residue! – cold, pain, or fever? – a new formula with extra conditioning! – get a whole new perspective – lose yourself in drama! – enter for free! – games promotions and rewards! – a completely free twenty pounds! – and a velvety filling!…

Why not call up the office of your local Member of Parliament and scream this down the phone at them?

About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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2 Responses to So, was is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

  1. lexborgia says:

    ‘…and get the carpet free.’ Indeed.

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